Monetizing mobile channels for our clients since 2012

We are experienced and enthusiastic people dedicated to help destinations and cities deliver fast and frictionless mobile and web experiences. All of our solutions are white label, 100% customizable, and mobile-first. They are easy to use and help customers get things done in the moment, which leads to amazing increases in online revenue.

SPOTLIO’s team operates out of Barcelona and St. Moritz, each a thriving hub for mobile technology, tourism and leisure.

Albert Ferrando


Albert Ferrando is responsible for driving the technical vision behind SPOTLIO. A graduate in software engineering at EPFL in Lausanne, he is passionate about all things mobile, and about leveraging mobile technology to help businesses achieve their goals. Before founding SPOTLIO, Albert held a variety of technical and product management positions within the technology sector working in Switzerland, Austria and Spain, where he focused on building sales platforms and SaaS initiatives.

When Albert is not enjoying his favorite social media apps, he likes to cycle, run and eat a healthy Mediterranean diet.

Urs Grimm


Urs Grimm leads SPOTLIO’s overall strategic vision, business development and partnership efforts. He has extensive experience in tourism, retail and technology, in addition to an MBA. Urs has held executive and board-level positions with several leading international technology and leisure operation companies, including Apple where he worked for 10 years.

When Urs is not busy talking about marketing and digital strategies you can find him skiing in the Swiss mountains or sailing the Mediterranean’s most enchanting destination spots.

Joan Poch


Joan Poch helps bring our products together by working closely with our Product Management team to translate their latest feature requests and innovations into digital solutions that make online sales grow. Being a self-taught coder, although also having studied computer administration and multi-platform application development, he considers his job an extension of his hobby, which is digital technology.

Joan is a strong believer, as well as a good example of the phrase “Do what you love and you’ll never work another day in your life”.
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Gerard Puertas


Gerard comes from a strong educational background where he completed a degree in Information Management Engineering at EPSEVG and a Masters Degree in Mobile Business & Apps Design at UPC. He began his career as a developer working at a number of select startup’s in Barcelona and is now part of SPOTLIO.

When he is not working his way through pages of coding he loves nothing more than traveling or listening to music. He is also a big fan of board games and video games. A guiding philosophy in his work has been "First solve the problem, then write the code".

Jose Santos


Jose studied Industrial Electric Engineering at Escola Politècnica Superior d’Enginyeria de Vilanova i la Geltrú, and now heads up the app development team at SPOTLIO. He has brought a high level of excellence and experience to this role and continues to inspire his team to better performance. He is more logical than emotional and almost obsessed with perfection, also an orderly professional and in love with the right protocols.

When he is not at work he loves to pursue his passions which include music, games, cinema and Kizomba.

Gerard Mestres


Gerard is an interface guru whose mission is to make the user interfaces of SPOTLIO’s platforms as intuitive and easy to use as possible. A graduate in both Graphic Design at ETEA and Advertising and Public Relations at the University of Barcelona, he also ensures that all customer solutions are kept up to date using the latest technology.

As lead singer of a progressive rock band, he loves to rehearse with his fellow band members and write new songs. Also, as a firm believer in self improvement he enjoys reading books dedicated to both professional and personal development.

Alicia Juste


Alicia started her career working as a Programmer Analyst for banks and insurance companies after studying Information Management Engineering in Sabadell and CGFS Advertising Graphics in EMAID in Barcelona. She relishes the challenge of taking a product through the various design phases and watching it mature into the final product.

She loves dancing, enjoys nature and often spends her weekends in the mountains taking long walks or scenic bike rides. To relax she likes oil painting but, above all, she loves spending time with her two children.

Hector Llorente


Hector is a passionate and empathetic individual who enjoys collaborating closely with others towards the same goal. He studied Finance and Administration at IOC, Web Application Development at UPC and has worked as a Project Manager in the banking sector. With his deep knowledge on Agile methodologies he helps to set the best possible environment for the development team.

Hector loves challenges, so whenever he finds the time, he practices ski touring, mountain climbing and he can be found practicing calisthenics outdoors at any time of the year.

Blanca Robles


Blanca is in charge of ensuring our customers and users always enjoy the best possible experience working with SPOTLIO. She is available to help customers around the clock with expert advice and assistance aimed at finding quick and effective answers to any situation that may arise. She studied in both Barcelona and Vilanova i la Geltrú, the current location of the SPOTLIO main office. She loves learning languages as well as watching Z movies.

Blanca’s favorite movie quote sums up her work ethic with SPOTLIO. It comes from the great Master Yoda "Do or do not, there is no try".

Xavier Socías


Xavier completed a Degree in Tourism & Hospitality at CETT (Centre d'Estudis Técnics Turístics) and is currently studying a Masters Degree in Gamification and Transmedia. He has dedicated his career to helping improve the customer experience in a variety of sectors. He is passionate about what he does and loves dealing with people while offering them the best experience possible.

He loves all sorts of games, whether board games, video-games or role playing. But he also enjoys the great outdoors and is regularly found hiking in the nearby mountains. His favorite quote is "Creativity is intelligence having fun".

Sandra Piqué


Sandra Piqué is not only a paragon of aestheticism but a charming individual. That’s why she’s our Graphics & Design Manager. She studied Art at the Universitat de Barcelona and Graphic Design at Elisava. Having the ability to learn and adapt to any project, she fully immerses herself in any challenge without ever losing interest.

Sandra loves traveling, Arts, music, movies, and theatre. Her flexibility allows her to strike a balance between these hobbies and spending time with her two wonderful children. She strongly believes “the best thing of all is that nothing is impossible”.

Noemi Sanna


Passionate about learning and always pushing the limits of her comfort zone, Noemi enjoys coordinating sales, marketing and delivery teams. Her business savvy and in-depth knowledge of SPOTLIO let her understand customer needs and how to achieve the best results. A Graduate in translation, specialized in cultural tourism and tourism marketing management, she became fluent in 5 languages.

A strong believer of actions speaking louder than words, her favourite quote is “You should only talk if what you have to say is worth more than silence”.

Patricia Mestres


With a Degree in tourism from ESADE and extensive work experience, which includes setting up and running her own urban clothing brand Spermato, Patricia brings expertise and drive to her role as Accounting & HR Manager. Her passion and positivity is evident in everything she does.

When she is not at work she enjoys her other passion where, as her alter ego The Storyteller, she volunteers in schools and book clubs bringing stories to life for children of all ages with her fun and creative persona. She truly lives up to her favorite saying “You can make this world a better place.

Carmen Fernández


Carmen is a citizen of the world who has lived in various countries. This experience has given her a broad vision and a “savoir faire” that is nourished by different cultures and ways of working. This multidisciplinary capacity is invaluable in our Marketing and Sales Department. As is her ability to speak multiple languages including Spanish, French, and English. She is always ready to provide a different, innovative point of view on any topic.

She is passionate about Greek culture and an avid music lover. Like Plato said: “Music is Soul to the Universe”.

Laura Jacas


Laura studied web design and video games for two years in Vilanova i la Geltrú’s School of Art. Continuing in the field of digital art, she is now studying web application design, a path that has led her to join the SPOTLIO team as an Application Developer.

When she is not studying or working she loves spending her free time playing video games and reading manga comics. She truly lives and breathes the digital world and brings her instinctive eye for good design to her work.

Mark Watkins


Since studying Business Enterprise at the University of Glamorgan in the UK, he has worked as an advisor for a number of online businesses in a variety of sectors. Also, as a passionate linguaphile and published author he now applies his language skills to help SPOTLIO communicate effectively with all its stakeholders through multiple channels.

His true passion is for getting to know new people. He believes they are an abundant source of knowledge and creativity able to enrich a person’s life with new opportunities, vision and growth, keeping the inner child alive.

Marta Domenjó


Marta spent much of her career working in an educational environment but decided to reinvent herself and signed up for a programming course. This led to her collaborating with SPOTLIO where she found her perfect match. As the App Delivery Manager she is able to apply her systematic and structural skills to adapt to different projects and activities.

In her free time she enjoys walking, preferably in the mountains, as well as mountain biking, reading and listening to music. All of this in the company of her family.

Adrià Caballero


Having worked as a Systems Expert for the UPC in Spain, Adrià made the move across to Digital Maps development with SPOTLIO. He has a strong educational background having passed the Superior Grade Formative Course (CFGS) in Web Application Development and the CFGS in Systems and Networks Administration.

He loves nothing more than just hanging out with his friends, going to the gym and traveling. But, he is also happy spending nights watching his favorite TV series or playing video games.

Guillem Aguilera


Guillem previously worked as a Systems Expert for the Neapolis Building in Spain but has now found his home with SPOTLIO. He is passionate about programming and keeps up-to-date with the latest techniques through continuous training. He has studied a Superior Grade Formative Course (CFGS) in Systems Management and is currently studying for the CFGS in Web Application Design.

When Guillem is not studying or working, he can be found playing the latest video games or enjoy one of his favorite science fiction films.